"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Herne Bay Beach

The bathing water is a resort beach on the north Kent coast close to Herne Bay town centre. The bathing water is predominantly a groyned, shingle beach but with some sand exposed at low water. A promenade sits above the beach along with grassed areas behind.

Beach type: Shingle/sand

Nearest town: Herne Bay

Local authority: Kent County Council

OS Grid Reference: TR187685

Awards

Green Coast Beach

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Herne Bay Beach

  • Herne Bay Museum and Gallery (1m)
  • Herons Leisure Pool (1m)
  • Herne Bay Hippodrome (1m)
  • ifun at Sandancers (1m)
  • Memorial Park (1m)
  • Reculver Towers and Roman Fort (2m)
  • Wildwood (3m)
  • Grove Ferry River Trips (5m)
  • Snappys Adventure Play (5m)
  • Snappy's Children's Indoor Adventure Play Centre (5m)
  • Lazer Rush (5m)
  • MFA Bowl Whitstable (5m)

Tourist Information

Herne Bay
Information Point
Herne Bay District Office
William Street
Kent
England
CT6 5NX

Phone 01227 378 100
Email hernebayinformation@canterbury.gov.uk

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Thursday 23 November

06:00


Chance of rain 21%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 10°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 13mph.
SW
Pressure 990
Humidity 88%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 3%
Max temp. 13°C
(feels like 9°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 9mph.
SW
Pressure 995
Humidity 83%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 11°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1001
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 10°C
(feels like 7°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1003
Humidity 58%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 9°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 8mph.
SW
Pressure 1006
Humidity 63%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 5%
Max temp. 8°C
(feels like 5°C)
Wind 3mph, gusting to 6mph.
SW
Pressure 1007
Humidity 70%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
High Tide
02:34 GMT
Low Tide
08:51 GMT
High Tide
15:00 GMT
Low Tide
20:54 GMT

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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With wooden beach huts, a shingle beach and fish and chip shops, this Kent resort is a typical English beach town.

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